2017 Immigrant and Community Resources

Given the circumstances with lots of questions on #immigration matters, we have compiled this list of resources for our community members.  Please use the social media tools to the RIGHT to share with others. 

Short URL for this page is:  http://tinyurl.com/2017KYR

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS SLIDESHOW in Spanish (En Espanol):

http://slideplayer.es/slide/10378021/

From Univision:  http://www.univision.com/noticias/inmigracion/eres-indocumentado-residente-ciudadano-estos-son-los-papeles-que-tienes-que-llevar-siempre

Know your Rights video in Spanish from the ACLU:

 

Demián Bichir: What To Do If Immigration Agents Are At Your Door

Demián Bichir: What To Do If Immigration Agents Are At Your Door

Posted by ACLU Nationwide on Saturday, February 11, 2017

“America; I Too”  From CHIRLA (English): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GA1AY5-ZIOw

“America; I Too”  From CHIRLA (Spanish): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVa0ZbXBF1k

American Immigration Lawyers Association:  We have created the following resource page to help our members and the public stay on top of the changing immigration environment under the Trump administration: www.aila.org/immigration2017.

Kuck Immigration Partners:  13 cosas que debe saber y hacer bajo la Presidencia de Trump con la Nueva Represión de Inmigrantes http://musingsonimmigration.blogspot.com/2017/02/13-cosas-que-debe-saber-y-hacer-bajo-la.html?spref=tw #KnowYourRights

The Mexican government is offering toll free numbers for advice and addressing questions of Mexican nationals in the U.S.  CIAM 1-855-463-6395 and Estamos Contigo Mi ConsulMex 1-877-632-6678.

 

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National Immigration Law Center (link available in Spanish and Chinese): KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: Everyone has certain basic rights, no matter who is president:  https://www.nilc.org/issues/immigration-enforcement/everyone-has-certain-basic-rights/

 

ACLU:  What to do at other ports of entry:

https://www.aclu.org/know-your-rights/what-do-when-encountering-law-enforcement-airports-and-other-ports-entry-us

 

American Federation of Teachers has info for students & parents:  http://www.aft.org/our-community/immigration

http://americasvoice.org/blog/3-steps-fight-trumps-deportation-force/

 

National Immigration Law Center:  Our Recommendations for People Considering Applying for DACA Following the Election

https://www.nilc.org/news/the-torch/11-14-16/

FWD.us has a new website too:  https://www.informedimmigrant.com/

MALDEF, IMMIGRANTS’ RIGHTS FAQS UNDER A TRUMP PRESIDENCY:

http://www.maldef.org/news/releases/2016_11_14_Immigrant_Rights_FAQs_Under_A_Trump_Presidency/

National Immigration Law Center (link available in Spanish and Chinese): Q&A on DACA.  https://www.nilc.org/issues/daca/daca-after-trump-q-and-a/

Women’s Refugee Commission: Make A Plan: Migrant Parents’ Guide to Preventing Family Separation

https://www.womensrefugeecommission.org/rights/gbv/resources/1031-make-a-plan-migrant-parents-guide-to-preventing-family-separation-english

Women’s Refugee Commission: ICE’s Parental Interests Directive: Helping Families Caught Between the Immigration and Child Welfare Systems

https://www.womensrefugeecommission.org/blog/1713-new-ice-directive-helps-families-caught-between-the-immigration-and-child-welfare-systems

Women’s Refugee Commission: Detained or Deported: What About My Children?

https://www.womensrefugeecommission.org/rights/gbv/resources/1022-detained-or-deported-parental-toolkit-english-interactive

Know Your Rights information from United We DREAM:

http://unitedwedream.org/thank-deportation-defense-card-handy-phone/

Other resourced from United we DREAM regarding DACA, “Five Important Things You Need to know about DACA During a Trump Presidency”:

https://medium.com/@UNITEDWEDREAM/5-important-things-you-need-to-know-about-daca-during-a-trump-presidency-807db96132c3#.mzyk1kpfs

Immigrant Legal Resource Center, Know YOUR Rights and What Immigrant Families Should Do NOW:  https://www.ilrc.org/know-your-rights-and-what-immigrant-families-should-do-now

Council on American-Islamic Relations has this website to report incidents:

http://www.cair.com/civil-rights/report-an-incident/view/form.html

Teaching Tolerance is a great resource for children and schools:

http://www.tolerance.org/

Human Rights Campaign has a great resource for helping GLBT community members:

http://www.hrc.org/blog/we-are-with-you-resources-for-the-lgbtq-community-in-a-time-of-need

Information from our friend and immigration attorney, Charles Kuck on DACA:

http://musingsonimmigration.blogspot.com/

The Southern Poverty Law Center has launched a website to report hate incidents:

https://www.splcenter.org/reporthate#.WCXler6jm6E.twitter

 

President-elect Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric throughout the campaign has immigrant families worrying that they could be targeted, detained, or deported. In order to ensure immigrants are informed, prepared, and protected, the ILRC has released the following resources, and will continue to create and disseminate more like them.

Post-Election Talking Points and Resources
https://www.ilrc.org/daca-talking-points

Post-Election Resource for Schools
https://www.ilrc.org/post-election-resource-schools

Know Your Rights and What Immigrant Families Should Know
https://www.ilrc.org/know-your-rights-and-what-immigrant-families-should-do-now

Post-Election Q&A for Advocates and Attorneys Serving Immigrant Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

https://www.ilrc.org/post-election-qa-advocates-and-attorneys-serving-immigrant-survivors-gender-based-violence

Post-Election Community Information Sheet

https://www.ilrc.org/post-election-community-information-sheet

Family Preparedness Plan

https://www.ilrc.org/family-preparedness-plan

The ILRC continues to produce and disseminate Red Cards, sturdy plastic cards that provide critical information on how to assert these rights, along with an explanation to ICE agents that the individual is indeed asserting those rights. The demand for cards has increased significantly since the election, and we have responded by increasing our orders and fulfilment, as well as providing the design and information on executing these rights here:
https://www.ilrc.org/red-cards

• Know your rights when you encounter immigration agents and other law enforcement (“Everyone Has Certain Basic Rights, No Matter Who Is President,” available in Arabic, English, Korean, Spanish, and traditional and simplified Chinese). This resource includes a handy “know your rights” card (such as the one here) that you can cut out and carry with you. Short URL: http://www.nilc.org/KnowYourRights.

Appleseed Network:  http://appleseednetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Protecting-Assets-And-child-Custody-In-The-Face-Of-Deportation-A-Guide-for-Practitioners-Assisting-Immigrant-Families-2012.pdf

• New Questions and Answers About DACA Now That Trump Is President-Elect (available in English, Korean, Spanish, and traditional and simplified Chinese). Note that the fee to request DACA has increased from $465 to $495. For a listing of all U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services fee changes, see https://www.uscis.gov/forms/our-fees.

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